The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Investment Banking in IT jobs advertised for the Canary Wharf region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Investment Banking over the 3 months to 30 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Investment Banking
Rank 16 26 9
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -17
Permanent jobs citing Investment Banking 14 15 72
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Canary Wharf 8.81% 5.95% 21.30%
As % of the General category 18.67% 7.85% 26.87%
Number of salaries quoted 5 15 64
Average salary £60,000 £80,000 £100,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-25.00% -20.00%
UK excluding London average salary £55,000 £52,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+4.76% +16.66%
Investment Banking
London

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire General category in permanent jobs advertised in the Canary Wharf region.

General Category
Canary Wharf
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
General category
75 191 268
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Canary Wharf 47.17% 75.79% 79.29%
Number of salaries quoted 52 162 207
Average salary £57,500 £80,000 £95,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-28.12% -15.78%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £55,000 £53,000
10% offered a salary of more than £83,500 £100,000 £115,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,000
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +1.19%

Investment Banking
Jobs Demand Trend in Canary Wharf

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Investment Banking across the Canary Wharf region as a proportion of the total demand within the General category.

Investment Banking Jobs Demand Trend in Canary Wharf

Investment Banking
Salary Trend in Canary Wharf

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Investment Banking across the Canary Wharf region.

Investment Banking Salary Trend in Canary Wharf

Investment Banking
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Canary Wharf

For the 6 months to 30 March 2015, IT jobs across the Canary Wharf region citing Investment Banking also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Investment Banking.

1 19 (100.00%) Banking
2 13 (68.42%) Finance
3 8 (42.11%) Risk Management
3 8 (42.11%) Corporate Banking
3 8 (42.11%) Financial Institution
3 8 (42.11%) Investment Management
3 8 (42.11%) Continuous Improvement
4 6 (31.58%) SQL
5 5 (26.32%) Derivative
5 5 (26.32%) Analytical Skills
5 5 (26.32%) Degree
6 4 (21.05%) User Acceptance Testing
6 4 (21.05%) Business Analysis
6 4 (21.05%) Change Management
6 4 (21.05%) Agile Software Development
7 3 (15.79%) Stakeholder Management
7 3 (15.79%) Equity Derivative
7 3 (15.79%) C++
7 3 (15.79%) SQL Server
8 2 (10.53%) Sybase
8 2 (10.53%) Perl
8 2 (10.53%) PRINCE2
8 2 (10.53%) OO
8 2 (10.53%) MS Excel
8 2 (10.53%) ClearCase
8 2 (10.53%) MS Visio
8 2 (10.53%) Progress
8 2 (10.53%) PMI
8 2 (10.53%) PMI Certification
8 2 (10.53%) PRINCE

Investment Banking
Top Related IT Skills in Canary Wharf by Category

For the 6 months to 30 March 2015, IT jobs across the Canary Wharf region citing Investment Banking also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Investment Banking. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Applications
1 2 (10.53%) MS Excel
1 2 (10.53%) MS Visio
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (15.79%) SQL Server
2 2 (10.53%) Relational Database
3 1 (5.26%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (5.26%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (5.26%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 1 (5.26%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 2 (10.53%) ClearCase
1 2 (10.53%) CruiseControl
General
1 19 (100.00%) Banking
2 13 (68.42%) Finance
3 8 (42.11%) Financial Institution
3 8 (42.11%) Corporate Banking
Job Titles
1 8 (42.11%) Analyst
2 7 (36.84%) Business Analyst
3 5 (26.32%) Banking Business Analyst
4 4 (21.05%) Business Manager
5 2 (10.53%) Business Project Manager
5 2 (10.53%) Lead Business Analyst
5 2 (10.53%) Developer
5 2 (10.53%) Project Manager
5 2 (10.53%) Change Manager
5 2 (10.53%) Business Change Manager
5 2 (10.53%) Data Analyst
5 2 (10.53%) Portfolio Analyst
6 1 (5.26%) Investment Banking Business Analyst
6 1 (5.26%) .NET Developer
6 1 (5.26%) C++ Developer
6 1 (5.26%) SQL DBA
6 1 (5.26%) Enterprise Architect
6 1 (5.26%) Architect
6 1 (5.26%) Business Data Analyst
6 1 (5.26%) VMware Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (10.53%) Middleware
2 1 (5.26%) Ajax
2 1 (5.26%) .NET Framework
2 1 (5.26%) WCF
2 1 (5.26%) WPF
2 1 (5.26%) Silverlight
2 1 (5.26%) LINQ
2 1 (5.26%) Ext JS
2 1 (5.26%) ASP.NET MVC
2 1 (5.26%) Entity Framework
2 1 (5.26%) AngularJS
2 1 (5.26%) HTML
2 1 (5.26%) .NET
2 1 (5.26%) ASP.NET
2 1 (5.26%) CSS
2 1 (5.26%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 5 (26.32%) Derivative
1 5 (26.32%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (15.79%) Equity Derivative
3 2 (10.53%) Reference Data
3 2 (10.53%) PMI
4 1 (5.26%) Management Information System
4 1 (5.26%) Replication
4 1 (5.26%) Clustering
4 1 (5.26%) Equities
Operating Systems
1 1 (5.26%) UNIX
1 1 (5.26%) Windows
1 1 (5.26%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (42.11%) Risk Management
1 8 (42.11%) Investment Management
1 8 (42.11%) Continuous Improvement
2 4 (21.05%) Business Analysis
2 4 (21.05%) User Acceptance Testing
2 4 (21.05%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (21.05%) Change Management
3 3 (15.79%) Stakeholder Management
4 2 (10.53%) PRINCE
4 2 (10.53%) Project Management
4 2 (10.53%) PRINCE2
4 2 (10.53%) OO
4 2 (10.53%) Financial Modelling
4 2 (10.53%) Change Control
4 2 (10.53%) Data Analysis
4 2 (10.53%) Portfolio Management
4 2 (10.53%) Software Delivery
5 1 (5.26%) Data Mapping
5 1 (5.26%) Analytics
5 1 (5.26%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 6 (31.58%) SQL
2 3 (15.79%) C++
3 2 (10.53%) Perl
4 1 (5.26%) C#
4 1 (5.26%) JavaScript
4 1 (5.26%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (26.32%) Degree
2 2 (10.53%) PMI Certification
2 2 (10.53%) CIMA
2 2 (10.53%) MBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (10.53%) EMIR
1 2 (10.53%) Dodd-Frank
2 1 (5.26%) Data Quality
System Software
1 1 (5.26%) Active Directory
1 1 (5.26%) vSphere
Vendors
1 2 (10.53%) Sybase
1 2 (10.53%) Progress
2 1 (5.26%) VMware
2 1 (5.26%) GoldenSource